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  • Concert DECEMBER 3, 2023 | PCC

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2023 AT 4 PM MEMORY BELIEVES BRENTANO STRING QUARTET ANTIOCH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Ensemble ”The Brentano String Quartet, by now well established in the international pantheon, offers performances both fiercely intelligent and expressively pristine." — The New Yorker “The Antioch Chamber Ensemble performed with clarity of tone and intonation so pure that you could hear the buzz of overtones… — New York Times ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS The celebrated Brentano String Quartet and the Antioch Chamber Ensemble Choir will join forces for a moving and eclectic program featuring the World Premiere of Bruce Adolphe’s Memory Believes (a requiem) , written in honor of the composer’s brother, artist Jonathan Adolphe. The event will also include Beethoven’s otherworldly Cavatina from his 13th string Quartet, a selection of favorite English Madrigals , and Mozart’s exquisite motet, Ave Verum Corpus for choir and strings, written less than six months before the composer’s death in 1791. 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS About Composer Bruce Adolphe Composer, author, lecturer, and performer Bruce Adolphe — known to millions of Americans from his public radio show Piano Puzzlers, which has been broadcast weekly on Performance Today since 2002 — has created a substantial body of chamber music and orchestral works inspired by science, visual arts, and human rights. Over the past 30-plus years, Mr. Adolphe has served as composer-in-residence at many festivals and institutions throughout the United States. A key figure at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1992, he is the Society’s resident lecturer, has appeared as a commentator on Live From Lincoln Center television, and has lectured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. As an author, Mr. Adolphe's books include The Mind's Ear: Exercises for Improving the Musical Imagination for Performers, Composers, and Listeners (Oxford, third ed. 2021) and Visions and Decisions: Imagination and Technique in Music Composition (Cambridge, 2023). PROGRAM Bruce Adolphe Memory Believes (a requiem) for string quartet and chamber choir (World Premiere) Program Notes Beethoven Cavatina from String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 130 Program Notes English Madrigals John Bennet: All Creatures Now William Byrd: Though Amaryllis Dance Thomas Weelkes: Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints Thomas Tomkins: Adieu, Ye City-Prisoning Towers John Wilbye: Draw on Sweet Night Thomas Morley: Fyre, Fyre! Program Notes Mozart Ave Verum Corpus for chamber choir and string quartet Program Notes Watch the Antioch Chamber Ensemble Choir perform Matthew Brown’s Sitvit Anima: Watch the Brentano String Quartet perform the finale of Beethoven’s 16th String Quartet. Op. 135

  • Concert June 2, 2024 | PCC

    SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2024 AT 4 PM MOZART’S DOUBLE CONCERTOS MARIKO ANRAKU, HARP SETH MORRIS, FLUTE OLIVER NEUBAUER, VIOLIN PAUL NEUBAUER, VIOLA SOLOISTS Mariko Anraku , Associate Principal Harp, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra “A manifestation of grace and elegance” — Jerusalem Post Seth Morris , Principal Flute Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ​ Oliver Neubauer , violin “His was a captivating performance” — The Epoch Times Paul Neubauer , viola “A master musician.” — The New York Times 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS MEMBERS OF THE MET ORCHESTRA Michael Parloff, conductor Liam Boisset, oboe Kari Docter, cello Elaine Douvas, oboe Bruno Eicher violin Garrett Fischbach, viola Katherine Fong, violin Brad Gemeinhardt, horn Ming-Feng Hsin, violin Joel Noyes, cello Wen Qian, violin Anne Scharer, horn Dov Scheindlin, viola Sarah Vonsattel, violin Nancy Wu, violin ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS The festive conclusion of Parlance Chamber Concerts’s 16th season will feature two of Mozart’s most joyous works, the Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299 and Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364 . Composed when Mozart was in his early 20s, these uniquely-scored double concertos reveal the young genius reveling in the unbounded creativity and budding profundity of his early maturity. The Four charismatic soloists will be supported by fifteen members of the MET Orchestra, conducted by PCC’s Artistic Director, Michael Parloff. PROGRAM Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299 Program Notes Coming Soon Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364 Program Notes Coming Soon Watch violist Paul Neubauer as Strolling Gypsy Violist at Parlance Chamber Concerts: Watch flutist Seth Morris play onstage in the Met’s Magic Flute: Watch harpist Mariko Anraku perform Debussy’s Sacred and Profane Dances Watch violinist Oliver Neubauer perform Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3

  • Concert APRIL 7, 2024 | PCC

    SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2024 AT 4 PM JORDI SAVALL, VIOLA DA GAMBA AND CONDUCTOR HESPÈRION XXI (EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE) LE NUOVE MUSICHE THE BAROQUE REVOLUTION IN EUROPE (1560 - 1660) Jordi Savall , viola da gamba, conductor “If there were no Jordi Savall, we’d all live on a musically smaller planet.”— San Francisco Classical Voice Hespèrion XXI “The glorious ensemble sound of Hespèrion XXI featured period-instrument textures rendered with a delicacy and clarity sufficient to make a listener truly feel like a time traveler. — The New York Times ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Jordi Savall and his legendary ensemble, Hespèrion XXI , will explore 100 years of musical history in a fascinating concert of music by early Baroque masters. For more than 50 years, Jordi Savall has rescued musical gems from the obscurity of neglect and oblivion and given them back for all to enjoy. A tireless advocate for early music, he interprets and performs the repertory both as a viola da gambist and a conductor. Savall founded the ancient music ensemble Hespèrion XXI in 1974 as a way of recovering and disseminating the rich and fascinating musical repertoire prior to the 19th century on the basis of historical criteria and the use of original instruments. Today the ensemble is central to the understanding of the music of the period between the Middle Ages and the Baroque. 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS PROGRAM Le Nuove Musiche The Baroque Revolution in Europe (1560 - 1660) This program is approximately 75 Minutes in length Vincenzo Ruffo (ca.1508-1587) Capricci in musica a tre voci (Milano, 1564) Program Notes Coming Soon Emilio de’ Cavalieri (ca.1550-1602) Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo (Roma, 1600) Sinfonia La Pellegrina: Intermedii et concerti (Siena, 1589) Ballo del Granduca Program Notes Coming Soon Tobias Hume (ca.1569-1645) Captain Humes Poeticall Musicke (Londra, 1607) The Lady Sussex delight The Spirit of Gambo The Lord Dewys favoret The Earle of Pembrookes Galiard Program Notes Coming Soon Anonimo (Inghilterra, ca.1610) Greensleeves to a Ground Program Notes Coming Soon Samuel Scheidt (1587 - 1654) Ludi Musici (1621) Galliard Battaglia, SSWV 59 Program Notes Coming Soon Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583 - 1643) Il primo libro delle canzoni a una, due, tre, e quattro voci (Roma, 1628) Canzona decimasettima detta la Diodata, a due bassi, F 8.18a Canzona decimaterza, detta la Bianchina, a due canti, F 8.14a Program Notes Coming Soon Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger (ca.1580 - 1651) Libro terzo d’intavolatura di chitarrone (Roma, 1626) Toccata - Fantasia Program Notes Coming Soon Bartolomé de Selma e Salaverde (ca.1595 - ca.1638 Canzoni, fantasie et correnti da suonar (Venezia, 1638) Program Notes Coming Soon Andrea Falconiero (ca.1586 - 1656) Il primo libro di canzone (Napoli, 1650) Tiple à tre: Folias echas para mi Señora Doña Tarolilla de Carallenos Canzona: L’Eroica a tre – Ciaccona Program Notes Coming Soon Antonio Valente (ca.1520 - ca.1580) Gallarda Napolitana Program Notes Coming Soon Watch viola gambist Jordi Savall perform La Rêveuse: Les folies d’Espagne de Marin Marais: Watch Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI play an excerpt from Lachrimae Caravaggio:

  • Concert May 12, 2024 | PCC

    SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2024 AT 4 PM MOTHERS DAY CONCERT CHEE-YUN, VIOLIN ALESSIO BAX, PIANO LUCILLE CHUNG, PIANO BRAD GEMEINHARDT, FRENCH HORN Alessio B ax , piano “Clearly among the most remarkable young pianists now before the public.” — Gramophonen Lucille Chung , piano “Exudes grace and poise at the keyboard” — Toronto Star Chee-Yun , violin “At once playful and passionate” — Washington Post Brad Gemeinhardt , French Horn "He anchored the Scherzo’s whirling dance with poetry and backbone." — New York Times ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Parlance Chamber Concerts’s musical Mothers Day celebration will feature four tenderhearted works inspired by motherhood and children. Dvořák’s Songs My Mother Taught Me conjures an image of a young woman singing her child to sleep with a lullaby she learned from own mother. 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS Schumann’s Scenes from Childhood is a nostalgic musical meditation on the dreams, desires, and adventures of childhood. The popular collection of short character pieces evokes children’s games, reveries about far-off places, and cozy evenings spent by the fireplace. Ravel’s exquisite Mother Goose Suite summons the magical, mysterious worlds of classic fairy tales including Beauty and the Beast, Tom Thumb, and Laideronnette , The Empress of the Pagodas. The celebration will culminate with Brahms’s stirring Trio in E-flat for violin, horn, and piano , dedicated to memory of his mother, Christiane. PROGRAM Antonín Dvořák: Songs My Mother Taught Me, arr. for violin and piano Program Notes Coming Soon Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood, Op. 15 for piano Program Notes Coming Soon Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite for piano 4-hands Program Notes Coming Soon Johannes Brahms: Trio in E-flat, Op. 40 for violin, horn, and piano Program Notes Coming Soon Watch violinist Chee-Yun perform Fritz Kreisler’s “Recitativo and Scherzo” Watch Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung perform Debussy’s En bateau

  • Concert FEBRUARY 18, 2024 | PCC

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2024 AT 5 PM CANDLELIT MUSIC OF THE SPIRIT ANTHONY McGILL, CLARINET STEFAN JACKIW, VIOLIN NICHOLAS CANELLAKIS, CELLO MICHAEL STEPHE N BROWN, PIANO Anthony McGill , clarinet “Exquisite refinement and expressive radiance” — The Baltimore Sun Stefan Jackiw , violin “Talent that’s off the scale” — The Washington Post Nicholas Canellakis , cello “Seduced by his rich, alluring tone” — The New YorkTimes Michael Stephen Brown , piano “One of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer -composers.” — The New YorkTimes ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS “Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.” — Ludwig van Beethoven 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS Music has always been considered a direct pathway to the spirit. In this special candlelit event, four of today’s leading virtuosos will perform spiritually resonant works by Arvo Pärt, Max Bruch, Maurice Ravel, Jesse Montgomery, and Olivier Messiaen’s 1941 masterpiece, Quartet for the End of Time. ​ ABOUT MESSIAEN’S QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME Composed and premiered in a Nazi prisoner-of-war camp, Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time was written for the musicians on hand among his fellow inmates. The premiere took place on the bitter cold evening of January 15, 1941. For many in attendance it was the first time they heard chamber music of any kind, yet Messiaen later wrote, “Never was I listened to with such rapt attention and comprehension.” With music of overwhelming originality and power, he rose above his captivity to create a musical experience of soaring spiritual transcendence. PROGRAM Maurice Ravel: The Valley of the Bells for piano Program Notes Jesse Montgomery: Peace for clarinet and piano Program Notes Arvo Pärt: Fratres for violin and piano Program Notes Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei for cello and piano Program Notes Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time Program Notes Watch Anthony McGill perform an excerpt from Jesse Montgomery’s “Peace” with pianist Gloria Chein: Watch Stefan Jackiw play Charles Ives’s 2nd Violin Sonata (2nd movement) with pianist Jeremy Denk: Watch Nicholas Canellakis and Michael Brown perform Debussy’s Beau Soir:

  • Concert JANUARY 14, 2024 | PCC

    SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2024 AT 4 PM GOLDMUND STRING QUARTET Musical Love Letters “The Goldmund Quartet are a class act…they delivered a triumphant performance — Edinburgh Music Review ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Fast-rising stars in the string quartet firmament, the Munich-based Goldmund Quartet has garnered worldwide acclaim for their deep musicality and astounding ensemble prowess. In recent seasons, they have won first prizes in international competitions in London, Germany, and Melbourne. Following the Goldmund’s triumphant 2019 tour of Japan, the Nippon Music Foundation awarded them the use of Antonio Stradivari’s matched quartet of string instruments once possessed by the legendary violinist Niccolò Paganini. For their Parlance debut, the Goldmund Quartet will perform quartet masterpieces by Alexander Borodin, Anton Webern, and Robert Schumann . 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS Goldmund Quartet PROGRAM Anton Webern: Program Notes Langsamer Satz Alexander Borodin: Program Notes String Quartet No. 2 in D Robert Schumann: String Quartet No. 3 in A, Op. 41/3 Program Notes Watch the Goldmund Quartet perform the first movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80:

  • Concert NOVEMBER 12, 2023 | PCC

    SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2023 AT 4 PM ANGEL BLUE, SOPRANO BRYAN WAGORN, PIANO SONGS, ARIAS, AND SPIRITUALS Angel Blue , soprano Bryan Wagorn , piano ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Angel Blue has emerged in recent seasons as one of the most influential sopranos before the public today. The two-time Grammy Award winner, 2020 Beverly Sills Award recipient, and 2022 Richard Tucker Award winner is celebrated worldwide for her honeyed soprano and affecting deliveries of many of the most beloved roles in the operatic repertory. Angel Blue has been praised for performances in nearly every major opera house in the world, including Teatro alla Scala, Covent Garden, the Vienna State Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera where she has triumphed in roles as diverse as Violetta in La Traviata, Mimi in La Boheme, Bess in Porgy and Bess , and Destiny/Loneliness/Greta in Terrence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones . For her much-anticipated Parlance debut, Angel Blue and pianist Bryan Wagorn will perform a diverse program cherished songs, arias, and spirituals . 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS “Luminous soprano voice and unforced charisma.” — New York Times PROGRAM Gabriel Fauré Clair de lune Mandoline Fleur jetée Program Notes Claude Debussy Clair de Lune for piano Program Notes Richard Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung Allerseelen Befreit Morgen Cäcilie Program Notes Gershwin Two Preludes for piano Allegro ben ritmato e deciso Andante con moto e poco rubato Program Notes American Songbook Arlen: I Wonder What Became of Me Gershwin: Our Love is Here to Stay Weill: Youkali Program Notes Three Arias by Giacomo Puccini Chi il bel Sogno Vissi d’Arte O Mio Babbino Caro Program Notes Spirituals Good News You Can Tell the World Deep River Ride on King Jesus Program Notes Watch Angel Blue perform Mi chiamano Mimi from Puccini’s La Boheme:

  • Concert OCTOBER 15, 2023 | PCC

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2023 AT 4 PM LYSANDER PIANO TRIO SCANDINAVIAN INSPIRATIONS ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS The Lysander Piano Trio has developed a reputation for passionate playing and exciting programming. They find creative ways to connect well-known masterworks with music by lesser-known and underrepresented composers, discovering common threads across cultures and times. 2023-2024 SEASON October 15, 202 3 Lysander Piano Trio November 12, 2023 Angel Blue, soprano Bryan Wagorn, piano ​ December 3, 2023 Brentano String Quartet Antioch Chamber Choir ​ January 14, 2024 Goldmund String Quartet February 18, 2024 Candlelit Music of The Spirit March 10, 2024 Richard Goode, Piano Late Beethoven ​ April 7, 2024 Jordi Savall, Conductor Hespèrion XXI ​ May 12, 2024 Mothers Day Concert ​ June 2, 2024 Mozart’s Double Concertos Artist Roster Parlance Program Notes LOCATION At West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 For map and directions, click here . CONCERT AMENITIES Whee lchair Accessible Fr e e Parking for all concerts FEATURING BUY TICKETS Lysander Piano Trio Itamar Zorman, violin Michael Katz, cello Liza Stepanova, piano ​ “…technical assurance and thoughtful musicality…performed with rich sound and nuanced musicianship in the varied works… finely hued collaboration among the three musicians.” —The New York Times “…a passionate single-mindedness that wound up serving all of the score’s varied moods, right through to a finale of exhilarating panache.” — The Washington Post On October 15 they will perform a Scandinavian-themed program including music by the great Norwegian composer, Edvard Grieg and 19th-century Swedish violinist-composer, Amanda Maier . The Lysander Trio’s concert will culminate with Schubert’s towering Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 100 , which features the poignant Swedish folk song “Se solen sjunker” (The Sun Is Setting). PROGRAM Edvard Grieg Program Notes Andante con moto for piano trio Amanda Maier Program Notes Piano Trio in E-flat Franz Schubert Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 100 Program Notes Watch the Lysander Trio perform the Finale of Ravel’s Piano Trio:

  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 AT 3 PM | PCC

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 AT 3 PM GALA OPENER VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS BUY TICKETS DANBI UM, VIOLIN “Danbi Um’s playing is utterly dazzling…a marvelous show of superb technique” — The Strad NATHAN MELTZER, VIOLIN “The only-19-year-old American Nathan Meltzer is already a violinist of great stature with unobtrusive technical brilliance, a very individual musicianship, and a supple tone. — Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten ARNAUD SUSSMANN, VIOLIN “Beauty of sound and elegance.” — Nice Matin FEATURING ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS GALA OPENER VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS Fifteen outstanding musicians will join forces for PCC’s seasonal Opening Gala. Framed by Vivaldi violin concertos, the program will showcase four prodigiously talented young violinists in Vivaldi’s Concerto in B minor for Four Violins, as well as four seasoned violin soloists in Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons. The festive afternoon will also include Boccherini’s eloquent Cello Sonata in A and an all-star performance of Bach’s 6th Brandenburg Concerto. Don’t miss this electrifying opening to Parlance Chamber Concerts’s 14th Season! PROGRAM Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for 4 violins Violin Soloists: James Thompson, Oliver Neubauer, Clara Neubauer, Jeanelle Brierley Program Notes Luigi Boccherini Cello Sonata No. 6 in A, G. 4 Cello Soloist: Nicholas Canellakis Program Notes J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 Viola Soloists: Paul Neubauer and Arnaud Sussmann Program Notes Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons Violin Soloists: Spring: Danbi Um Summer: Nathan Meltzer Autumn: Arnold Sussmann Winter: Kevin Zhu Program Notes Watch Arnaud Sussmann perform Autumn from The Four Seasons: Watch Paul Neubauer perform Bach’s 6th Brandenburg:

  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021 AT 3 PM | PCC

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021 AT 3 PM HAYDN SEEKING BUY TICKETS ROMAN RABINOVICH, PIANO “Mr. Rabinovich performed with uncommon sensitivity and feeling, playing with a wonderful brio and spontaneity, crisp rhythmic bite, and abundant colorings.” — The New York Times ESCHER STRING QUARTET “The Escher players seemed to make time stand still, effortlessly distilling the essence of this introspective music with expressive warmth and a natural confiding intimacy.” — Chicago Classical Review FEATURING ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Mozart called Haydn a “great man and my dearest friend,” and Beethoven knelt before Haydn on his 76th birthday to fervently kiss his hands and forehead. Haydn’s celebrated wit, grace, and eloquence will be richly on display in this musical survey of his seminal chamber works for piano, string quartets, and piano trio. As a special treat, the multitalented pianist Roman Rabinovich will accompany his own short animated film entitled “Imaginary Encounters with Haydn.” PROGRAM Joseph Haydn Piano Trio in G, Hob. XV: 25 (“Gypsy”) Program Notes Joseph Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 76, No. 4 (“Sunrise”) Program Notes Maurice Ravel Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn Program Notes Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 50 in C Hob. XVI: 50 Program Notes Joseph Haydn String Quartet in G, Op. 77, No. 1 Program Notes Claude Debussy Hommage à Haydn Program Notes Watch Roman Rabinovich play Haydn’s Piano Sonata in G, Hob XVI 39:

  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 AT 3 PM | PCC

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 AT 3 PM GALA OPENER VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS BUY TICKETS DANBI UM, VIOLIN “Danbi Um’s playing is utterly dazzling…a marvelous show of superb technique” — The Strad NATHAN MELTZER, VIOLIN “The only-19-year-old American Nathan Meltzer is already a violinist of great stature with unobtrusive technical brilliance, a very individual musicianship, and a supple tone. — Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten ARNAUD SUSSMANN, VIOLIN “Beauty of sound and elegance.” — Nice Matin FEATURING ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS GALA OPENER VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS Fifteen outstanding musicians will join forces for PCC’s seasonal Opening Gala. Framed by Vivaldi violin concertos, the program will showcase four prodigiously talented young violinists in Vivaldi’s Concerto in B minor for Four Violins, as well as four seasoned violin soloists in Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons. The festive afternoon will also include Boccherini’s eloquent Cello Sonata in A and an all-star performance of Bach’s 6th Brandenburg Concerto. Don’t miss this electrifying opening to Parlance Chamber Concerts’s 14th Season! PROGRAM Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for 4 violins Violin Soloists: James Thompson, Oliver Neubauer, Clara Neubauer, Jeanelle Brierley Program Notes Luigi Boccherini Cello Sonata No. 6 in A, G. 4 Cello Soloist: Nicholas Canellakis Program Notes J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 Viola Soloists: Paul Neubauer and Arnaud Sussmann Program Notes Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons Violin Soloists: Spring: Danbi Um Summer: Nathan Meltzer Autumn: Arnold Sussmann Winter: Kevin Zhu Program Notes Watch Arnaud Sussmann perform Autumn from The Four Seasons: Watch Paul Neubauer perform Bach’s 6th Brandenburg:

  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021 AT 3 PM | PCC

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021 AT 3 PM HAYDN SEEKING BUY TICKETS ROMAN RABINOVICH, PIANO “Mr. Rabinovich performed with uncommon sensitivity and feeling, playing with a wonderful brio and spontaneity, crisp rhythmic bite, and abundant colorings.” — The New York Times ESCHER STRING QUARTET “The Escher players seemed to make time stand still, effortlessly distilling the essence of this introspective music with expressive warmth and a natural confiding intimacy.” — Chicago Classical Review FEATURING ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS Mozart called Haydn a “great man and my dearest friend,” and Beethoven knelt before Haydn on his 76th birthday to fervently kiss his hands and forehead. Haydn’s celebrated wit, grace, and eloquence will be richly on display in this musical survey of his seminal chamber works for piano, string quartets, and piano trio. As a special treat, the multitalented pianist Roman Rabinovich will accompany his own short animated film entitled “Imaginary Encounters with Haydn.” PROGRAM Joseph Haydn Piano Trio in G, Hob. XV: 25 (“Gypsy”) Program Notes Joseph Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 76, No. 4 (“Sunrise”) Program Notes Maurice Ravel Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn Program Notes Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 50 in C Hob. XVI: 50 Program Notes Joseph Haydn String Quartet in G, Op. 77, No. 1 Program Notes Claude Debussy Hommage à Haydn Program Notes Watch Roman Rabinovich play Haydn’s Piano Sonata in G, Hob XVI 39:

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